Boost your HRV, Health and Performance with Optimal Sleep with Nick Lambe
Nick Lambe wears many hats. He is originally a strength coach and personal trainer but also has viewed himself as a healthcare practitioner. He believes he has a responsibility to help as many facets of clients’ lives as possible. This led him down the path to sleep coaching. In his coaching and experience, he didn’t come across more of a missing link than sleep. Whether the goal was overall health, weight loss or improved performance, sleep was the linchpin and key to success.
This prompted him to learn everything he possibly could about sleep. From tens of books to hundreds of research studies to picking the brains of the top sleep professionals in the field to studying cognitive behavioral therapy, he has compiled a comprehensive approach to optimizing sleep. He utilizes his knowledge of sleep as well as many other facets of health and wellness combined with the principles of coaching and behavior change to help you enhance the most important pillar to success.
He aims to change the world through sleep. Through education on the importance of sleep. Through coaching as many as possible to better sleep. Through empowering other healthcare practitioners to embrace sleep into their approach.
Website(s): The Online Sleep Coach
In This Episode
1:00: Intro to Nick and his the renaissance man skillset
2:50: Why do we need to sleep?
5:45 Why sleep “erosion” is insidious (“I can survive on 5 hours a night”)
9:05 Sleep is THE magic pill for most people and most needs
10:15 Circadian rhythm and “sleep pressure” (adenosine)
12:30 How to measure your sleep score
15:20 Sleep, HRV and issues with sleep trackers
16:15 Anxiety about your sleep can be a hidden issue
19:30 The lowdown on sleep stages
22:20 Alcohol’s impact on sleep
26:30 Ways to calm sympathetic nervous system activity
31:45 Quality of sleep is just as important as quantity
35:40 Using cognitive behavioral therapy to establish a sleep routine
37:55 Sleep disorders
41:10 Common misconceptions with sleep
48:00 Wrap up and where to find Nick